Jai Josefs is a world renowned songwriting coach. In addition to leading SongShop and working with private clients, he has taught songwriting at UCLA and at dozens of seminars and conferences throughout North America. His book “Writing Music For Hit Songs” has been endorsed by hit writers including Diane Warren and is used as a text on contemporary music composition worldwide. Many of his students have gone on to successful careers in the industry and secured major label record deals, publishing deals and placements in film and television.
Jai has also had a successful career in the music industry as a songwriter/producer working with such well-known artists as Jose Feliciano, Little Richard, and Pam Tillis, and doing projects for such companies as Universal, RCA, Motown, and Disney. In addition, his original songs have been featured in over 70 TV shows on every major network including CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, HBO, and Showtime as well as in over 20 major motion pictures with such stars as Harrison Ford, Billy Bob Thornton, Jessica Lange, Mark Wahlberg, and Denzel Washington.